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Politicians Notably Absent From CEC 18 Legislative Breakfast

The basement meeting room of the District 18 satellite office on East 95th Street was crowded last Friday morning for Community Education Council 18's legislative breakfast. But there was something essential missing - the legislators! More...

By The Way, Who Are Those Masked Creatures?

Some local residents have recently been asking, "Who was that masked creature?" More...

Residents Affected By Area School Construction Will Sue The City

In response to a recent meeting about a new public school being constructed on East 107th Street between Flatlands Avenue and Avenue J, residents attended the November 2 meeting of the South Canarsie Civic Association (SCCA) at the Hebrew Educational More...

Arts & Entertainment

Scarface Ends "Terrible Video Game From Movie Trend"

Pretend for a moment that Tony Montana somehow survived the blood-bath between his "little friend" and hundreds of rival gangsters at his sprawl-ing Florida mansion in the movie "Scarface." More...

Sports

Sweet Homecoming As Chiefs Edge Vikings, 12-8

"It's the best rivalry in New York City sports!" South Shore High School's head football coach Tommy Salvato said after Sunday's installment in the annual Bragging Rights Bowl series. More...

Long-Standing Local Football Rivalry Still Strong

The final regular season of football between South Shore and Canarsie high schools on Sunday may not have matched the intensity of baseball's Yankees/Red Sox series or the heyday of the Dodger/Yankee competitions fifty years ago, but it probably rank More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

School Bd. Meeting - Like Others - Ignored By Local Pols

The event was billed as a "Legislative Break-fast," so educators in the local communities could not only meet the principals and administrators of our schools here, but, as advertised, our state and city elected officials would be on hand and also an More...

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Cops Arrest Suspect In Shooting Of Breukelen Man Last August

Police from the 69th Precinct this week arrested a man and charged him in the August 26 shooting of a 28-year-old resident of Breukelen Houses. The incident was one of two shootings that occurred at local housing projects reported on that date. More...

Detectives Do It Again; Arrest Suspect In Quadruple Shooting

Detectives from the 69th precinct last week continued their arrest streak by nabbing a Canarsie man and charging him with shooting four local residents in a Chinese restaurant on Glenwood Road two weeks ago. More...

Supersonic Jet Will Soon Be Sailing Into Brooklyn

More than three years after supersonic commercial air travel came to an end, one of the Concorde SST's that flew several times a week between Europe and the United States is scheduled to be temporarily housed at Floyd Bennett Field. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

Don't Forget Our Veterans

Dear Editor: On June 25, 1950, the term "Police Action" was introduced as North Korea made "warlike" gestures at South Korea. Thanks to the diplomacy of President Eisenhower, the action was satisfied in 1953. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The city has started a pilot program where traffic signals will count down the number of seconds pedestrians have to cross the street before the light turns red. What do you think of this plan? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Mayors' Coalition Against Guns Is No Shot In The Dark

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg's second term ends in three years, it's uncertain whether he'll seek another elective office. After all, the self-made billionaire has plenty of options. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Department Of Cultural Affairs Marks 30th Anniversary

Over the past 30 years, New York City has been the site of some of the most memorable achievements in the history of arts and culture - from the exhibitions displayed in our museums to the public art on our streets and in our parks to the first-class More...

Little Old Canarsie

"Painless Parker" And The Visiting Medicine Shows

In the early teens of the century, there were some so-called "Medicine Shows" that traveled around the countryside to demonstrate and advertise their products or services. More...

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